|Birth: ||May 29, 1946|
|Death: ||Nov. 13, 2002|
Oscar Wayne Alley, 56, of Church Hill
MOUNT CARMEL – Oscar Wayne Alley, 56, of 254 Ashville Avenue, departed this life and entered into eternal rest Tuesday (November 13, 2002) following a short struggle with cancer.
Wayne was a life long resident of Hawkins County. He was a Christian who professed Christ as his Savior and was a member of Belmont Baptist Church. Wayne was a loyal and dedicated community servant for 26 years. He began as a Church Hill Rescue Squad volunteer and then became a Police Officer for Mount Carmel where he served for 18 years and served as Chief of Police for several years. He worked for the Surgoinsville Police Department for four years. He also served eight years as a Hawkins County Commissioner and served several years as part-time deputy with the Hawkins County Sheriff's Department.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Ora Gibson Alley, nephew, Jamie Baker and niece, Carolyn Marie Baker.
He is survived by his loving wife and friend for 36 years, Zinda Pratt Alley, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Scott and Tracy Alley, Rogersville; Calvin and Donna Alley, Church Hill; grandchildren, Collin Alley, Meghan Gibson, Bradley Gibson and Trae Stilwell; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Maggie and Albert Williams, Church Hill; Irene and Eddie Baker, Crossville, TN; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Johnson Funeral Home and anytime at the residence.
Services will be conducted Thursday at 8:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. James Adams and Chaplin Jim Hagy officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Mount Mitchell Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Jackson, Mike Campbell, Donnie Mitchell, Dale Scalf, Chip Whitaker, Ken Luster, Tony Spitzer and Chad Gillenwater.
The family request those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Belmont Baptist Church, P. O. Box 1405, Mount Carmel, TN 37645
To leave an online message or sign the guest registry for the Alley family, please visit us @ www.johnsonfuneralhome.org.
Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Alley family.
Mount Mitchell Church Cemetery
Created by: Gary Sizemore
Record added: Jun 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20119176